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Bengal: Couple returning home from wedding function dies after being mowed down by speeding truck in Malda

'The truck ran over the couple riding the motorcycle and fled the spot, leaving them seriously injured. They were taken to Malda Medical College and Hospital, where doctors declared them dead,' a police officer said

PTI Malda Published 11.12.23, 02:48 PM
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A man and his wife, returning home from a wedding function on their motorcycle, died after being mowed down by a speeding truck in West Bengal's Malda district, police said on Monday.

The incident took place at Sahapur's Disco More in Malda police station area when 41-year-old Subhash Sheel and his 35-year-old wife Babli Sheel were returning home in Namtola after attending a wedding function in Buniyadpur in neighbouring Dakshin Dinajpur district on Sunday night.

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A speeding truck ran over the couple riding the motorcycle and fled the spot, leaving them seriously injured, a police officer said, adding they were taken to Malda Medical College and Hospital, where doctors declared them dead.

The couple is survived by a son and a daughter, he said.

The couple's bodies were sent for post-mortem examination, the officer said, adding a manhunt has been launched to nab the truck driver.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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